Since 1965, Aterro do Flamengo has been the largest park in Rio. Its winding 296 acres front Guanabara Bay. Much of the shoreline is also a wonderful beach. Flamengo Park’s promenade is popular with runners and cyclists and is often the starting point for competitions. This is also where you will find the Rio de Janeiro Museum of Modern Art and the Carmen Miranda Museum. Nature lovers enjoy the views, flowers and birds.